What Happened on July 6, 1999

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • U.S. Army private Barry Winchell dies from baseball-bat injuries inflicted in his sleep the previous day by fellow soldiers for his relationship with transgendered showgirl and former Navy combat medic, Calpernia Addams.

Famous Deaths

  • Barry Winchell, American soldier (b. 1977)
  • Carl Gunter Jr, American politician (b. 1938)
  • Joaquin Rodrigo, Spanish composer (b. 1901)